Boris Johnson backs slate landscape Unesco bid

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe area that “roofed the 19th Century world” The slate landscape around Gwynedd has been formally submitted as a nominee for Unesco World Heritage site status. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it was “an area of remarkable uniqueness and breathtaking beauty”. UK Heritage Minister Helen Whately made […]

Bolton manuscript revelations thrust little-known White House office into spotlight

Washington (CNN)A little known part of the National Security Council has been thrust into the spotlight after details of an unpublished manuscript by former national security adviser John Bolton became public late Sunday, upending the Senate impeachment trial. Typically, the records office has a quick turnaround, though multiple sources acknowledged that a book as explosive […]

CCTV image of missing firefighter released

Ch Insp Sarah Godley said: “We have reviewed CCTV footage from a number of premises such as homes and businesses, and we are continuing to retrieve and review further footage as we attempt to find out what happened to Anthony. “Our searches have included local officers, drones and the dog unit, and we have also […]

Synthetic opioids like fentanyl ravaged the US during the last decade. They may do even more damage to Asia in the next

Hong Kong (CNN)Aroon’s eyes rolled back into his head, his breath became fast and labored, and his body started to quiver. Aroon was one of three people who overdosed from the same batch of drugs at the same harm reduction meeting in the Thai capital in September, said Pascal Tanguay, a Bangkok-based expert in drug […]

House passes defense bill that would include paid family leave for federal workers for the first time

(CNN)The House of Representatives passed an annual defense authorization bill on Wednesday with a provision that provides all federal workers with 12 weeks of paid parental leave for the first time in American history. While Democrats did secure a win on paid family leave, the measure in several places moved sharply away from the House-passed […]